Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo (Lighter)

Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo (Lighter)

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15 min.
prep
23 min.
total
8 Servings

Savor the flavor with this recipe for Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo.

Perfect for tailgating, indoor entertaining, or even a weeknight family meal, these sandwiches offer a classy, yet casual approach to mealtime.

The unique and easy-to-prepare pesto spread creates an enticing alternative to the ordinary sandwich - delighting taste buds in every bite.

Ingredients

  • 1 container BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil (7 oz.), divided
  • 8 (about 2 1/2 pounds total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • 8 ciabatta bread or French rolls, split horizontally
  • 8 thin slices reduced fat provolone or other Italian cheese
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PREHEAT grill or broiler.



SPREAD 3 tablespoons pesto over chicken breasts. Place remaining pesto and mayonnaise in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Spoon into squeeze bottle or covered container and keep chilled until ready for use.



GRILL or broil chicken for 5 minutes over medium heat; turn over. Grill or broil for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.



SPREAD pesto mayo over bread; top with chicken and cheese. Add lettuce, sliced tomato and sliced red onion, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 530
  • Calories from Fat: 220
  • Total Fat: 24g (37% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 7g (35% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 110mg (36% of DV)
  • Sodium: 960mg (40% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 31g (10% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (7% of DV)
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 44g
  • Vitamin A: 6% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 2% of DV
  • Calcium: 30% of DV
  • Iron: 15% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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